Batman (1940 - 2011) Issues
Part 1 of "Bruce Wayne: Fugitive" kicks off in this oversized issue! Bruce Wayne is suspected of murder and is confronted by his allies in the Batcave--resulting in Batman and Nightwing going toe-to-toe in an amazing display of combat between teacher and student that ends with a shocking betrayal!
'Bruce Wayne: Fugitive" part 11, featuring guest-artist Sean Phillips (SLEEPER, Criminal)! The Dark Knight is summoned to the bedside of a dying ex-cop, whose wish is to have Batman solve the one case the cop could never close: the murder of Thomas and Martha Wayne! Guest-appearance by Catwoman!
Batman returns to the place that started it all--Crime Alley--to think over the events of recent months including Vesper's murder and his own arrest and escape. A run-in with Catwoman leads to roof hopping across Gotham City and fights with thugs between moments of deep thought.
Just when Batman thought it was safe to swing through the streets of Gotham City again, Deadshot returns with an assignment to take out a key figure in a political cover-up that could rock the DCU. And for Deadshot, this isn't just a job--it's another chance to take Batman down.
Hush Chapter Two: The Friend. Lying near death, Batman must turn to the least likely person from the Bat family for help: the Huntress! Meanwhile, Catwoman continues to hunt down the mysterious individual responsible for wreaking havoc in their lives -- a path that leads her back to Poison Ivy.
Hush Chapter Three: The Beast (In the Mouth of Madness!) Even Arkham can't hold Killer Croc, or at least that's what Batman and Amanda Waller want him to believe. It seems tracking Gotham's most voracious reptile is the only way to find out who stole the 10 million clams. The problem is keeping Croc contained. The streets burn in this City of Shadows as Catwoman turns up the heat.
Hush Chapter Four: The City (Welcome to the Jungle!) Fun in Metropolis! Catwoman and Batman journey to the City of Tomorrow to track down Poison Ivy. This capricious couple thinks it has the upper hand but soon finds Ivy has something--or someone--up her sleeve. And keep your eyes peeled for a mysterious flying hero whose deeds inspired a young Bruce Wayne.
Hush Chapter Five: The Battle. Guest-starring Superman! The best-selling comic continues with the fight you've waited for, discussed and argued about: Batman vs. Superman, toe-to-toe! How do you stop the Man of Steel? Who can outwit the World's Greatest Detective? What could bring these uneasy allies to the brink of war? Who will be left standing in a battle that could bring down the city of Metropolis?
Batman takes on the villain you've been waiting for: The Joker! One is The Dark Knight... the other is The Clown Prince of Crime. Batman's oldest foe finally has gone too far, and Batman makes a vow: "Tonight, the Joker dies by my hand!" For all the crimes the Joker has committed, Batman seeks retribution. Will The Dark Knight finally do what needs to be done?
Hush Chapter Eight: The Dead. In the aftermath of last issue's stunning climax, Nightwing comes to Batman to find out how--or if--The Dark Knight can continue. Choices are made that will affect the entire Batman family, and there's no turning back! Plus, the shocking return of the last person you'd expect!
Hush Chapter Nine: The Assasins. The intricate mystery twists again, as The Dark Knight takes the battle back to his mysterious attacker! But when the trail leads Batman to Ra's al Ghul, is The Dark Knight close to the truth, or again being played in this deadly game? Guest-starring Catwoman, Talia and Lady Shiva... three women Batman does not want angry!
Hush Chapter Ten: The Grave. For months, the relationship between Batman and Catwoman has been heating up. Everyone seems happy about it, except for Robin, the Boy Wonder! Robin's got some issues with Catwoman and the secrets she knows. Does Batman's young partner have the stuff to take out Catwoman? Or will the Cat swallow the little bird? It all leads up to Batman making the most startling discovery of all--and here's a hint: the story is titled "The Grave!"
Hush Chapter Eleven: The Game. After the shocking revelations of last issue, Batman faces the battle of his life! But given the betrayals he's discovered, can Batman possibly fight the one person whom he cannot - and will not - fight? Was this the master plan all along? Or are there still more twists to come?
The award-winning 100 BULLETS team puts its stamp on The Dark Knight with the first installment of the 6-part story "Broken City!" A dead girl's body is found in a Gotham City landfill, and the discovery sends Batman on a journey that pits him against the Joker, Killer Croc and more!
The mystery surrounding the killer of a boy's parents deepens as Batman viciously tears into the stoolies and criminals of Gotham City for answers. But the bad guys have two bombs of their own to drop: Little Boy and Fat Man, two destructive new villains looking to prove they're tougher than Batman.
Batman has been gassed by the nightmarish Scarebeast! Now The Dark Knight must face off against nightmare versions of his worst enemies including the Joker! And in his most dire hour of desperation, a vision of his greatest failure visits Batman--his deceased former partner, Jason Todd!
In the thrilling conclusion to "As the Crow Flies," the secret of the Scarebeast is revealed as the monster invades Wayne Manor! After the dust settles, Batman will have to figure out if his nightmare visions were strictly in his mind--or if something escaped his psyche during the melee.
War Games Act 1, part 8! The ultimate gang war has engulfed Gotham City, and it's about to strike close to home for one member of the Batman family as a school is overrun with gun-toting criminals. When the shooting begins, can Batman and company keep innocents from falling in the crossfire?
Shocking revelations and age-old foes make this storyline a must-have! The Dark Knight is confronted with a hidden face from the past--it's the return of the Red Hood! With Black Mask controlling the Gotham underworld, what role will the dangerous Red Hood have when all is said and done?
The identity of the Red Hood has been revealed and new questions are unearthed! Could the man standing in front of Batman really be alive? The Dark Knight won't have much time to wonder as other villains begin lurking in the Gotham City night! Don't miss shocking revelations and age-old enemies in this issue!